Program dates for 2016 range from May 25 – August 15. Not all dates are available to students in all academic programs. We recommend that you attend your Orientation on the same day as your student.
A fee of $75 for each family member/guest will be charged to your student’s university bill.
Families of First-Year Students
Check-in is at 7:45 am at the first floor of Student Center East (SCE) by the bookstore located at 750 South Halsted Street. After check-in, families/guests follow a separate Orientation designed to address your specific needs and concerns. The UIC Orientation for families is a one-day event.
Families of Transfer Students
Check-in is at 7:45 am at the Student Services Building (SSB) located at 1200 West Harrison Street. After check-in, families/guests follow a separate Orientation designed to address your specific needs and concerns. The UIC Orientation for families is a one-day event.
SAMPLE ORIENTATION EVENTS
• Financial Aid presentation
• Student-to-parent discussion
• Campus safety with the UIC Police
• Counseling Center services
• Introduction to the student’s academic college
• Health insurance information
• Residence hall information
• Commuter student information
You will receive your schedule at check-in.
**The Orientation schedule is unique to each student and is based on the academic program to which you are admitted.